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Minnesota Homelessness Statistics

As of January 2019, Minnesota had an estimated 7977 experiencing homelessness on any given day, as reported by Continuums of Care to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Of that Total, 1028 were family households, 297 were Veterans, 685 were unaccompanied young adults (aged 18-24), and 1745 were individuals experiencing chronic homelessness.

Public school data reported to the U.S. Department of Education during the 2017-2018 school year shows that an estimated 16698 public school students experienced homelessness over the course of the year. Of that total, 490 students were unsheltered, 3750 were in shelters, 1193 were inhotels/motels, and 11265 were doubled up.

Use our map to compare Minnesota homeless statistics with other states and filter statistics by the data source. You can also find contact information for each state under the map.

If you are experiencing homelessness, please contact the Continuum of Care in your local area for assistance.

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Homelessness Statistics for Minnesota

  • Total Homeless Population


  • Total Family Households Experiencing Homelessness


  • Veterans Experiencing Homelessness


  • Persons Experiencing Chronic Homelessness


  • Unaccompanied Young Adults (Aged 18-24) Experiencing Homelessness


  • Total Number of Homeless Students


  • Total Number of Unaccompanied Homeless Students


  • Nighttime Residence: Unsheltered


  • Nighttime Residence: Shelters


  • Nighttime Residence: Hotels/motels


  • Nighttime Residence: Doubled up


Contact Info on Homelessness for Minnesota

USICH Contact - Director of National Initiatives

Beverley Ebersold

(202) 754-1585

State Interagency Council

Cathy ten Broeke

State Homeless Education Coordinator
Housing and Urban Development Contacts